Archive for February, 2011

Last run workout before big 8k Race this weekend…

Posted in Uncategorized on February 28, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

3 x 1 mile w/ 6 minutes rest between each. Flat course, strong headwind for first 800m, rain/snowing. Pretty BA conditions. Here are the splits:


Pretty happy about it. Colin also threw down with his first 3 by mile workout ever with splits of 5:54, 5:50, and 6:03!


I Tunes Music

Posted in Uncategorized on February 24, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

Like many, I’ve had I Tunes for a while. Since college I have not refreshed my top 25 played songs. These are the songs I listen to working out, chilling out, and just living life. Looking through this list I do see some songs I’ve recently started liking, but for the last 5 years of my life these have been the staples:

1) Still Waiting – Sum 41
2) How Far We’ve come – Matchbox Twenty
3) Superman – Goldfinger
4) The Hell Song – Sum 41
5) Jumper – Third Eye Blind
6) In Too Deep – Sum 41
7) All The Small Things – Blink 182
8 ) Fat Lip – Sum 41
9) Beat it – Fall Out Boy (w/ John Mayer)
10) In The End – Linkin Park
11) Streamline – Newton
12) What We’re All About – Sum 41
13) Thanks For The Memories – Fall Out Boy
14) January – Goldfinger
15) Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
16) With Me – Sum 41
17) Graduate – Third Eye Blind
18) Adam’s Song – Blink 182
19) Dammit (Growing Up) – Blink 182
20) Wasted – Goldfinger
21) The Trooper – Iron Maiden
22) Scottie Doesn’t Know – Lustra
23) This Is The Story Of A Girl – 3 Doors Down
24) Semi Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind
25) Graduate – Third Eye Blind

15 more songs that are staples during treadmill runs:

– Bleed It Out – Linkin Park
– Till I Collapse – Eminem
– Last Resort – Papa Roach
– Born To Win – Papoose
– My Way – Limp Bizkit
– We Are The Champions – Queen
– Motivation – Sum 41
– Remember The Name – Fort Minor
– My Generation – Limp Bizkit
– Breaking The Habit – Linkin Park
– Bombs Over Bahgdad – Outkast
– I Want To Break Free – Queen
– Aces High – Iron Maiden
– Down – Jay Sean (Ft. Lil’ Wayne)
– Uprising – Muse

hope you guys (aka the 5 people who regularly read this blog) youtube a few of these songs and are enticed to add them to your playlists

Swimming PR

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

1:29.7 for 100m today in the pool at the end of a 15 x 100m workout w/o flip turns (for good reason… i can’t do them!). Not setting the world on fire, but for someone who couldn’t break 1:40 a few months ago, I’m thrilled. Now if only I could hold that for 1500m, I’d be all set!

week wrap

Posted in Uncategorized on February 22, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

Swim: 1500m
Bike: 71 miles
Run: 52 miles

another solid bike/run week.. with matt visiting, didn’t really have time to get in the pool much. Looking for one more 50 mile run week in a row this week.

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Posted in Uncategorized on February 22, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

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Gear and Training

Posted in Uncategorized on February 21, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

Picked up a new sponsor for the 2011 triathlon season -> check them out at Soon I’ll have a discount code for people to get 20% off all purchases… they have a lot of great high quality products so take advantage of this deal.. stay tuned!

February Thaw?

Posted in Uncategorized on February 15, 2011 by ryanjoyce21

Warm weather this week might make a 40k bike TT possible… stay tuned for results as soon as there is weather above freezing and a snow-free park loop